Virginia H. Tierney
1925 - 2020
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Mrs. Virginia H. (Houghton) Tierney, 94, formerly of Needham, died at home on June 26, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph F. Tierney, daughter, Janet L. Tierney and siblings, Lt. Col. Jean M. Houghton and Lawrence B. Houghton. Virginia leaves her children, Patricia J. Sullivan of Newton, Joseph F. Tierney of Needham, Lawrence R. Tierney of Waltham, Virginia M. Schwoerer of Storrs, CT and Timothy P. Tierney of Needham; also survived by 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; nieces & nephews. Calling hours for Ginny will be held in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, July 10th from 4 to 7 p.m. (Those over 60 and those with underlying health conditions are welcome to visit from 4 to 5 p.m. and others from 5 to 7 p.m.). Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, July 11th in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham at 10 a.m. Burial in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Needham will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady's Parish & Academy, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452. Ginny's online tribute, complete obituary and guest register available at www.joyce funeralhome.com.

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Published in The Needham Times from Jun. 30 to Jul. 15, 2020.
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July 4, 2020
Mrs Tierney welcomed me into her family decades ago . She was a woman of strength and character who found something positive about all she met .
My heart breaks for all her family , but she now joins her parents, sisters , husband and daughter in the afterlife .
She will be missed by all of us to whom she gave comfort and loving guidance .
Laurie Koch
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July 3, 2020
To my loving Aunt, my friend &amp; was like my mother to me, well miss you dearly and love you so much.<br /><br />Carl &amp; Danielle Tierney
To my loving Aunt, my friend & was like my mother to me, well miss you dearly and love you so much.

Carl & Danielle Tierney
Carl Tierney
Family
June 29, 2020
I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your mother passing she is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my prays Always remember the good times you had with her
Lorraine Butler
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June 28, 2020
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June 28, 2020
Deepest sympathy to the Tierney family and our wonderful Store Manager Larry (grandson) from Macys Pheasant Lane Mall.
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June 26, 2020
It is a sad day to learn of Viginia's passing, but she has joined Janet and her other loved ones in a joyous reunion in Heaven.

I send my deepest sympathy to the family.
Mary Lou Ernst
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